LEUKEMIA CUTIS- A CASE REPORT
English

Nirmala C, Mangal V. Kulkarni
2013 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Leukemic cells infiltrating the dermis are referred to as leukemia cutis. Leukemia cutis is seen in myeloid and lymphoid leukemias. Granulocytic sarcoma presenting primarily as skin nodule [leukemia cutis] in CML is a rare entity. Presence of leukemia cutis points towards blast crisis and poorer prognosis even when the hematological parameters point towards a chronic phase. The authors report a case of Leukemia cutis in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia presenting with multiple large skin nodules all
more » ... r the body. The clinicopathological features of this variant with FNAC cytology, skin biopsy and histopathology findings and peripheral blood smear are discussed with full details.
doi:10.14260/jemds/874 fatcat:5dwe2kntovb6vf3uj22e2q2sia